If you’re dealing with a timed essay extremely quickly, this handout provides some extremely basic, very swift recommendations

1. Arrange some time sensibly.

if you should be, as of this minute, frantically cramming for tomorrow morning’s exam, that first tip may well not appear all of that helpful. Procrastination has become the biggest explanation why bright students often get bad grades. (begin very very very early!)

You may want to prepare some time through the test it self. Your teacher knows which paragraphs are harder to write, and can assess them consequently. (more…)